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Paid Search Account Manager – Marketing and Communications job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

A leading data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency in Cape Town have a great job opportunity for a Paid Search Account Manager to join their team. The Paid Search Account Manager is accountable for successfully managing Paid Search campaigns for enterprise level clients. You will successfully lead the day to day strategic management of complex and sophisticated Search campaigns; direct, motivate, and mentor the account team; and act as the central hub of collaboration and problem solving across various departments, all the while delivering against aggressive client objectives

Your key job responsibilities as the Paid Search Account Manager in Cape Town will include:

  • Perform day-to-day campaign activities for enterprise level Paid Search (PPC) campaigns
  • Act as the main point of contact for the client, internal departments, and third party providers
  • Contribute to the development and execution of market strategies for Paid Search campaigns
  • Provide proactive mentorship of Search Specialists supporting accounts; effectively communicating task execution and timeline requirements, strategic guidance, and constructive feedback to aid in their growth in their core functional areas or responsibilities
  • Active monitoring and sharing of industry news, online marketing trends, industry tools, and internal cross-team key learnings often on the fly at the client’s request
  • Work comfortably in dynamic, time intensive environments where consistent fire drills and competing priorities are commonplace
  • Must manage expectations and priorities

Requirements for this Paid Search Account Manager job in Cape Town:

  • More than4 years of Paid Search Engine Marketing (SEM) experience, preferably on the agency side
  • Must have some relevant qualifications
  • Capable of successfully leading mid-tier accounts with limited oversight
  • Next to flawless when it comes to day-to-day campaign execution
  • Must have a passion for SEM. Your water-cooler conversations start with “Did you see that article on Search Engine Land?”
  • Aren’t afraid to ask for direction from the experts that surround you
  • Well organized, able to balance client timelines and business needs, possibly across multiple clients
  • Enthusiastic for identifying time-saving solutions. You often ask, “How can we automate this?”

If you meet the above requirements for this Paid Search Account Manager job in Cape Town, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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